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Authorized Heritage

By (author) Robert Coutts
Categories: History of the Americas

"Authorized Heritage" analyses the history of commemoration at heritage sites across western Canada. Using extensive research from predominantly government records, it argues that heritage narratives ...

Massacre Street

By (author) Paul Zits
Categories: History of the Americas
Series: Robert Kroetsch Series

The storm had been long brewing The cloud in the West no bigger than a man's hand Merging poetry and historical records, Zits masterfully (re)creates a poetic view of the Frog Lake Massacre of April 2, ...

Burdens of Proof

Autobiographical impostures, once they come to light, appear to us as outrageous, scandalous. They confuse lived and textual identity (the person in the world and the character in the text) and call into ...

The Prairie West as Promised Land

So the emblem of the West
Our bright Maple Leaf is bless’d
To its children of the goodly open hand;
All the nations of the earth
Are now learning of its worth
And are flocking to this wealthy, promised ...